Jason Mesnick, Renee, Treasure, Shelby and Naomi, The Bachelor
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His first marriage ended in divorce and last spring, DeAnna Pappas spurned him on The Bachelorette, so will the third time be the charm for Seattle single dad Jason Mesnick?
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Vanessa Minnillo, True Beauty
You've all heard it: "Beauty's only skin deep." "Beauty's on the inside." Vanessa Minnillo certainly has and now, she's out to test those notions. The former TRL VJ serves as host and one of three judges — alongside Nole Marin and Cheryl Tiegs — in ABC's new beauty competition with a twist, True Beauty (premieres Jan. 5 at 10 pm/ET). Ten becoming contestants think they're vying to be named the most physically beautiful person, but they are, unbeknownst to them, also being judged on their inner beauty, behaviors and kindness, among other criteria. Minnillo, a one-time Miss Teen USA, chatted with TVGuide.com about why she jumped onboard the series, what she thinks of the "kids'" ugly behavior and how the show can be re-tooled for future seasons.
TVGuide.com: How did you get involved with the show?
Vanessa Minnillo: My agent, who actually is now working at Ryan Seacrest Enterprises, told me about this project and I fell in love with the idea, but it wasn't until I actually sat in the room with [the producers] that I completely ...